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aurnau 'YOL. XVI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, TUESDAY MORNING. MARCH 10. 1891. NO. 59. DUNI4AFS Celebrated Hats S T I F F and S ILK, BEST MADE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale D B W B N T B R, The Hatter. JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, /• /• ( Stvecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED, Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just i received at ' • JOS. S. CRAIG'S. It is none too early to consider what you are going to get in Spring wearing apparel. Come see the things I offer for your consideration in this way. Suitings, Trouserings Overcoatings. •TORN TO PIECES. Terrible Fate of a Ccfuple of Lion Tamers in Europe, At Woman Devoured by the Savage Beasts at Chemnitz-, Germany—A French Performer Mangled. A.V AWFUL SIGHT. , March !).—A woman named Ellen Mery, described as the American lion tamer, was torn to pieces oa Friday, while going through her performance in the' lions' den at Ahlbeck's menagerie in Chemnitz. Her mangled body was got out of the cage after a desperate fight with three lionesses, but the unfortunate girl expired shortly after the rescue. PAEIS, March 0.—A terrible scene, by which a well-known lion tamer will lose his life, was witnessed at the hippodrome in this city. The spectacle of "Nero" is being prepared at the hippodrome, one of the features of the show as proposed being an attack by a number of lions upon wooden, figures so arranged in the arena as to represent human bodies. Sects, the lion tamer, had just concluded the day's drilling- or training of six lions for this performance and was driving them back into their cages, when one ol them sullenly refused to re-enter Ms cage. Seets managed to cage the remaining five lions, and then turned his attention to the rebellious animal, which had angrily taken refuge in a neighboring passage. Seets armed himself with a lance and tried to dislodge the refractory lion, but in so doing: he tripped and lost hold of his lance, the weapon rolling several yards away from him. Before the lion-tames- could regain possession of £lie lance the angry lion sprang upon the unfortunate man, hurled him to the floor and bit and rent him in a most horrible manner. Seets cries for help soon brought another of the trainers to the scane. The latter caught up the lance and gallantly attacked the lion,inflicting a severe wound with the weapon in the animal's forehead. Cowed by the wound received, the lion released poor Seets and slunk into its cage. Medical assistance was promptly sent for, and everything possible was done to save the lion tamer's life, but the latest reports are that he is in a dying condition. STRUCK BY A TRAIN. Awful Mishaj) to a. JUchisran Family—1VH- lium MeLaugrhlln and His Son Instantly Killed, and Mrs. McLanghlln Fatally Injured. LAXSDTG, Mich., March 9.—William McLaughlin and his son were instantly killed and Mrs. McLaughlin fatally injured by a Grand Trunk passenger train near Shaftsbury. 'The family were arriving home from a Sunday visit to a relative. They did not see the approaching train and drove fairly in front of it. The train was going at a terrific speed. The engine struck the rig between the wheels and threw it into the air. Both father and son were dead when the train was stopped, and the mother can not recover. •JTUe Population VerLIied. WASHINGTON, March 0.—The first fully revised, accurate official showing of the population of the United States has just been concluded at the census bureau. The verified popul ation of the United States in 1890 is shown to be 62,622,250. Total population of Illinois is given at 8,820,351; Chicago by wards, 1,099,850. • Murdered For His Pension Money. Sioux CITY, la., March9.—GusBroad, a man about 50 years old, who drew his pension money Saturday, was found in his room Sunday afternoon with his skull crushed, apparently with a hammer, lie was drinking Saturday night, and it is believed he was murdered for his money. Fatal Horae Disease in Ohio. HAMILTON, "0., March 9.—There has been a heavy loss of valuable horses in this city the last week from . two mysterious diseases, one resembling la grippe, the other lockjaw. The loss so far is fully 85,000 -and horses valued at twice as much are sick. The disease is spreading. Wants a Bigger Majority. OTTAWA. Ont, March 9.—It is announced that if the courts will permit it, the election in every frontier county that went'against the government will be protested and the fight be made over again. Sir JohnjMacdonald expects to win a number of these seats back again. • The Fayerweather Will Contest Over.. NEW YORK, March 9.—The objections to probating the will of Millionaire Fayerweather • have been -withdrawn and the large sums he donated to the leading colleges of the country are secured to the cause of higher education. '-Census of Texas. • WASHINGTON, March 9.—The census office annoxmces the. population of Texas by races' as follows: Whites, 1,741,190;'colored, 492,837; Indians, 766; Chinese, r i 27; Japanese, 3; total, 2,233,532. • . A .Nebraska Hotel Burned. . , OKD, Neb.; March 9.—The . Commercial hotel, owned by D. N.McCord, has beeoi .totally destroyed by. fire.--v.The.- loss is a bout .512,000, .on which there is !jf3,i)00. insurance. HE OWNS UP. A Ri<'h. J'lanter Confesses OChat He Helped Hub a Klo Grande Train. BROWNSVILLE,- Tex./ March 0.—The particulars of a plot which resulted in the robbery of a train on the Rio Grande railroad on January 19 and the loss of 835,000 have come to light. Juan Benits, a rich planter, is in jail here and has confessed. The leader of the party is a welf-known smuggler named S^mon Garcio. The night after the robbery he stoje three horses and left for Mexico. He is being pursued by Mexican cavalry. A portion of the stolen money has been recovered and all the robbers will probably be captured. They were all ranchers living in this county. There was a disagreement among them over the division of the spoils and one of the bandits, named Angel Cortins, was shot and killed by the leader. TWO BABIES CREMATED. Left Alone by Their Mother They Climb Up On the Cook Stove. WEST MILTON, 0., March 9.—Late Saturday evening two little children—a boy and girl, aged 4 and 6 years—of William Brinkman were burned- to death in the absence of their parents. The mother having started a fire in the cooking stove left the children by the fire and went to do the milking. The younger child climbed up on the stove hearth, his 'clothing became ignited, and his sister, in endeavoring to extinguish the flames, came in contact with them, her own apparel caught fire and both were horribly burned. They died shortly after, The Xegro and tho Fair. •WASHINGTON, March 2.—Hon. Jobs H- Smyth, ex-United States minister to Liberia, ha s written a letter to President Harrison on the subject of the appointment of a colored person to represent the. negro race at the World's Columbian exposition. He asks that an officer of the exposition, of the negro race, be appointed and that a place be made in the exposition for the display of negro industry, agricultural products, art and scientific achievements, inventive genius and educational developments. Oi'eau Postal Clerics. WASHINGTON. Mardi 9. — Twelve clerks-were appointed Saturday for the ocean postal service, to go into operation April 1. On the German steamers running between Kew York and Hamburg and Bremen two clerks on each ship will distribute^, so far as practicable, all letters and postal cards destined for American or German ports. Additional clerks will b,e appointed when needed. Homes for 12,000 Families. WATEKTOWX, S. D., March 9.—Free homes for 12,000 families are what the opening of the'famous _Sisseton and Wahpeton Indian reservation in Souv> Dakota means. This act of congress is received with great rejoicing by the people of the eastern-portion of this state and -Watertown, which is the gateway to these valuable lands, and where the settlers will have to come to file their claims. Only a Few Hours to Live. ROUE, March 9. — Prince Jerome Napoleon's physicians announce that both lungs of their patient are congested, and that but a few hours can elapse before a fatal result is reached. The prince has repeatedly and positively declined the religious consolation which has been preferred by priests who have been permitted to enter the chamber of the dying man. Strike of Miners Ended. PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 9.—Six thousand miners in the four coal pools in the Monongahela valley have resumed work at the increased rate of wages conceded l»y the operators. There is general rejoicing in the valley over the settlement of the long strike and the prospect of steady work through the spring. . _• Cyclone in 5Iisslssippt. DUBANT, Miss., March 9.—News has reached here of a cyclone which struck the region of Newport, Attala county, Saturday morning. Information is meagerfbut it is learned that the cyclone made a cleaa sweep of houses, barns and trees, and it is said two colored people—a woman and a boy—were killed. _ Candidates on the Alert. SAN FRANCISCO, March 9.—Word comes from Sacramento that the senatorial fight is waxing warm. *ftch candidate has detectives watching to catch the other fellow buying votes. There are at least ten private detectives on the scene. Ex-Congressman Charles N. Felton still seems to be. in the lead. Mrs. Leslie's Plan. .NEW YOBK, March 9.—Mrs. Frank Leslie will make a new will on Wednes- 'day bv which the bulk of her fortune amounting to at least §000,000 will be left in trust for the establishment of a great institution for the instruction of •women and the advancement of higher education of the sex. Fato of Two Misers. PHILADELPHIA, March 9.—Hannah Williams, aged 70, and her- son David, aged 32, were found dead in their house in this city. They were misers worth $75,000, and had starved themselves to death. . ~ ' • Death of Bishop Paddock. 'BOSTON. March 9.—Eight .Rev. Benjamin H. Paddock, episcopal bishop ot the diocese of Massachusetts, is dead. / Spring Opening (To-Morrow) Monday, As promised, we are able to show the latest ideas in FINE DRESS GOODS. You can't help but admire our selections as each and every piece are fresh, clean, Novelty styles. Each Pattern is accompanied by a plate showing you just how to have vour suit made. We will be pleased to post yon. WILER& WISE, 31S Fourth Street. I WHISTLE FOR D. A. HA UK He has the goods and prices. Best Clock for the money. Best Watch for the money. Best Spectacle for the money. Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. . The Jeweler and Optician. D. A. HAUK. SPRING STYLES, For Suits, Pantaloons and Overcoats have arrived. The assortment is complete. Call and see them. Harry Gr. Tucker, :-: me Pearl Street Tailor. :-.: FACIAL BLEMISHES. The la'gelt ehtabHihnutil la the world lor tb« UMU mentof tin iklimad»«ale',e<!]}.rna,rool*i,warts,iurnT- ttnoiii Ualr. birthmark", wolh,-fr«kles, plmnlei.wririk- lei, red note, red vel«, oily lain, acn*, blackhead*, borberi' itch, Karl, pitting!, powder marki, facial development, etc. ConilllUllon Free, at office or by letter. 128-pago Book on all Skin a»d Scalp Aflec- tloui and Inelr Treatment lent (lealed) fer 10c. JOHN H. TFOODBUKY, . 4«ll St.N.X. City. Woodbury's Facial Soap For the Skin and Sculp. Prepared by a Dermatologist willi 30 yo»ra* experience. Highly indorsed by the medical profession; unequaled »a a remedy lor 'oozema, acaldhead, oily skin, pimnlen, He* worms, ugly complexion, etc. lnai«P«iB- able as a toilot article, and a sure pwraot- ive of all disoasou of tno *kin and acalp. At DrugBlejtsorbjrmaili Price 5t>c. For Sale by Ben Fisher, Druggist, The Best on Earth Ben Fisher's Pure Baking Powder 311 Fourth Street. They Kick 'em Out! But it will take them some time to kick these out- OUR NEW SPRING HEEL SHOES Are worth your Inspection. WALKER&RAUCH, 42O Broadway.